Ten Reasons Your Party needs a DJ
So, you have an event coming up, and you're deciding what to do in terms of entertainment. You should consider bringing in a DJ. There are many reasons why you should hire a DJ.
Below, you can find ten reasons why you should hire a DJ for your event. Check it out and let me know what you think in the comments!
Regardless of budget, a professional DJ will be with you from the very first communication to ensure your event will run smooth. Having a dedicated professional paid to make your event seamless and stellar can turn into a priceless investment.
PEACE OF MIND
The fact that you have hired someone to handle the entertainment should take a huge weight off your shoulders. Knowing that the party is in the hands of a professional, all you have to do now is sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!
When you hire a DJ, you should receive the utmost in professional service. This goes for their clothing to how they handle the microphone. Imagine what could happen if "that one in the family" starts handling the music or starts to embarrassing stories from your childhood. You can watch some wedding music disaster stories here!
A professional DJ comes prepared with specialized equipment, so you don't need to bring your laptop, boombox, or something else to rely on! Most DJs can provide and control microphones and lighting, which saves you from worrying about these items.
There is nothing worse than a song skipping, buffering, or being of poor quality. Any of these factors can draw negative attention toward the music and away from the party. Hiring a professional DJ ensures smooth transitions between top quality songs.
READING THE CROWD
You have friends from all over the map, from all walks of life, and sometimes they are meeting for the first time at your event. A trained DJ, like a pied piper, knows what to reactions to look for and is empathic enough liven things up with a great dance song, or pull it back for a slow one. A missing element in any event can be fixed with by playing the right song at the right time.
A professional DJ comes to the table with more than just music, equipment, and experience. Seasoned DJs know that networking is one of the best sources of new business and have other contacts in the industry that may be of benefit to you, including photographers, videographers, photo booth rentals, and more.
VARIETY OF MUSIC
Hiring a DJ means you will have access to thousands or tens of thousands of songs at your fingertips. Whether you want country, rock, pop, or even ethnic music played, the DJ should have it all. Many DJs also take requests, which will make your guests very happy.
If something unfortunate happens, a professional DJ has liability insurance to handle most situations. You don't want to be the guy who accidentally blows up your sound system, breaks a record, or trips people with poorly laid wires.
Professional DJs are event-experts and with you every step of the way. Sure an event can be fun without one, but you will have exponentially more fun when you leave the music, lighting, event flow, and logistics to a professional DJ.
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